We require a Counselling Manager to lead our Adult Sexual Violence Counselling Service. You must be an experienced counsellor, ideally with previous management experience. We welcome applications from roles in a range of relevant sector and service specialisms.
As a manager of the counselling service, you will have excellent interpersonal skills able to support counsellors with clinical issues and lead them positively and sensitively through service changes and developments. You will be able to spot issues and trends related to the needs of service users and staff and use such knowledge to lead on the implementation of operational and strategic improvements. Diplomacy, flexibility and the ability to collaborate are required, always balancing the needs of service users, staff and the organisation.
As the manager for the counselling service, you will have experience building external stakeholder relationships that support service delivery, service innovations and service sustainability. Stakeholders may include funders, referral agencies, sector networks or researchers.
As a counsellor, you must be BACP or UKCP registered or equivalent or working towards accreditation) and have experience of face-to-face, telephone or online counselling as you will hold a small caseload.
We require someone who can work within the spirit of SERICC values and adhere to Rape Crisis National Service Standards. The post requires the successful candidate to work flexibly, working from our central base in Thurrock, as well as visiting outreach counsellors across South East and West Essex.
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